Missouri LPN to RN/BSN Programs

With an emphasis on improved patient outcomes, Missouri is encouraging more education for its nurses. That’s why many LPNs in the state are enrolling in LPN to RN programs to become registered nurses. RNs enjoy working more independently, completing more challenging duties, and earning a higher salary. In fact, RNs in the state earn an average of $21,230 more per year than LPNs do, making the difference quite clear.

List of 2018 LPN to RN or LPN to BSN Programs in MO

Below is the 2018 best comprehensive list of LPN to RN programs in Missouri. Some of these programs may be listed as "RN", however that may mean ADN or BSN degree, please visit the school's website for program details.

ProgramWebsite
LPN to RN/BSN Online
Online Program - Achieve offers a fast-track program that combines the effectiveness of real classroom learning with the speed of credit-by- examination.
NOTE: MUST BE A LPN/LVN TO APPLY
Bolivar Technical College
LPN to RN
1135 N. Oakland Ave
Bolivar, MO
(417) 777-5062
Chamberlain College of Nursing - St. Louis Campus
LPN to BSN
11830 Westline Industrial Dr #106
St Louis, MO
(877) 751-5783
Columbia College
LPN to ADN
1001 Rogers Street
Columbia, MO
(573) 875-8700
Cox College
LPN to ADN,LPN to BSN
1423 N. Jefferson Ave
Springfield, MO
(417) 269-3401
Crowder College
LPN to ADN
601 Laclede Ave
Neosho, MO
(417) 451-3223
East Central College
LPN to RN
1964 Prairie Dell Road
Union, MO
(636) 584-6500
Lincoln University
LPN to ADN
4904 Constitution Ave
Fort Leonard Wood, MO
(573) 329-5160
Lutheran School of Nursing
LPN to RN
3547 S Jefferson Ave
St Louis, MO
(314) 577-5850
Metropolitan Community College
LPN to ADN
3201 SW Trafficway
Kansas City, MO
(816) 604-1000
Mineral Area College
LPN to RN
5270 Flat River Road
Park Hills, MO
(573) 431-4593
Missouri State University - West Plains
LPN to RN
128 Garfield Ave
West Plains, MO
(417) 255-7255
Ozarks Technical Community College
LPN to RN
1001 E. Chestnut Expressway
Springfield, MO
(417) 447-7500
Southeast Hospital College of Nursing & Health Sciences
LPN to RN/BSN
2001 William St
Cape Girardeau, MO
(573) 334-6825
Southwest Baptist University - Salem
LPN to RN
501 S Grand St
Salem, MO
(573) 729-7071
St. Louis Community College - Florissant Valley
LPN to ADN
3400 Pershall Rd
St Louis, MO
(314) 513-4200
St. Louis Community College - Forest Park
LPN to ADN
5600 Oakland Ave
St Louis, MO
(314) 644-9100
St. Louis Community College - Meramec
LPN to ADN
11333 Big Bend Road
St Louis, MO
(314) 984-7500
Texas County Technical College
LPN to RN
6915 South Highway 63
Houston, MO
(417) 967-5466
Three Rivers College
LPN to RN
2080 Three Rivers Blvd
Poplar Bluffs, MO
(573) 840-9672

Missouri LPN vs RN Salary Comparison By Area

The table below compares the annual salary of a licensed practical nurse (LPN) to a registered nurse (RN), along with the percent increase that can be expected. The data was retrieved from the BLS for LPNs and RNs in Missouri.

City/AreaAvg LPN SalaryAvg RN Salary% Diff
St. Louis - MO$42,280$60,75043.7%
Kansas City - MO$40,680$63,33055.7%
Springfield - MO$36,260$54,51050.3%
Columbia - MO$37,580$58,21054.9%
Joplin - MO$34,440$48,93042.1%
Cape Girardeau - MO$35,970$55,66054.7%
St. Joseph - MO$37,680$61,49063.2%
Jefferson City - MO$35,210$55,17056.7%

Table data taken from BLS https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes291141.htm & https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes292061.htm